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Project Manager (Future of the Corporation)

Project Manager (Future of the Corporation)
Salary: c. £35k per annum, plus excellent benefits

The British Academy – the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences – is seeking a Project Manager for it’s Future of the Corporation project.

The British Academy is initiating a series of challenge-orientated projects which address major global issues. 

We are looking for an exceptional Project Manager to lead the first Challenge of Change on the Future of the Corporation. 

The project will involve academic research along with engagement with business leaders, policymakers and a wider public. We are looking for a dynamic individual who is able to communicate and influence at all levels.

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and co-ordinate the development and delivery of the programme, as well as provide effective governance through the management of the Steering Group and Corporate Advisory Group.

They will be able to initiate activity and identify new opportunities within the strategic objectives of the programme, working closely with the Development team to foster excellent partnerships with funders and utilise the expertise of communications, research and public policy teams at the British Academy.


The recruitment pack including the job description and person specification is available to download from the right hand side of this page.  Once you have had an opportunity to read through both documents carefully, please send a copy of your CV accompanied by a covering letter, outlining why you are particularly suited to this role and how you fulfil the criteria listed within the person specification.

Please also submit a completed equal opportunities form (also available to download from the right hand side of this page), which will be treated confidentially and separated from your application prior to the shortlisting process.

All applications should be e-mailed


The closing date for applications is midday, 4th May 2017.

All applications received after the closing date will not be reviewed. 

Candidates who are shortlisted will be notified by the week commencing 8th May 2017 and will be invited in to interview in the same week.  If you do not hear from us by this date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

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